From the Editor:
THE TRENDS & TRADITIONS ISSUE
68 How to be a Trophy Husband
IJ Shecter muses on what makes the perfect husband
71 Gentlemen Please
Time to suit up boys!
88 The Tradition of the ‘Somethings’
Discover the story behind the ‘old, new, borrowed, blue’ adage
105 Into the Blue
A beachside showcase of beautifully blue gems
115 Floral Inspiration
Floral ideas, QB’s picks and how to tie tradition into your flowers
142 Powder Room Essentials
Luxurious candles, balms and diffusers
144 Summer Hair & Beauty
Products and styles to make any girl starry-eyed
151 A Veil Tale
Will you or won’t you?
239 The Next Big Thing
20 trends for 2014
253 Gift Guide
Gorgeous treats for you and your bridal party
257 Tradition or Twist?
A modern take on traditional wedding options
261 Wedding Countdown
Your comprehensive planning guide
269 Carnival Fun
Vibrant fairground hues inspired this playful shoot
271 New York Glam
We re-visit last issue’s breathtaking New York-inspired shoot
274 Bohemian Love
Colourful, boho wedding style
20 Will you be our next QB cover girl?
Enter online now
83 Win a Designer gown from
Elizabeth de Varga Exclusive Fashions.
14 From the Web Mistress
All the online goss
16 Break it Down
Take a closer look at QB’s front cover
18 Facebook Discussion
What you’ve been chatting about online
23 Fashion & Grooms
Gorgeous gowns & fabulous frocks for every bridal style + stylish suiting for the men in your life
79 Bridal Buzz
What’s new in bridal land
91 Old, New, Blue ...
Our photographers share their favourite shots
121 Your Weddings
Be inspired by our stylish Queensland couples
155 Wedding Essentials
Find your finishing touches: hair, beauty, fashion, entertainment, photography and more
203 Bride’s Best Advice
205 Receptions & Ceremonies
Find your ideal venue in our super showcase, including real life Perfect Places
249 We Love
QB shares our favourite trends and ideas
… SO MUCH MORE!